Co-requisites: MEC1000

Aims/Description: This module will introduce students to the fundamental types of manufacturing processes: casting, machining and joining. Different variants of each of these type of process will be explored including current best-practice, capabilities, limitations, economics and typical applications. Students will be given the opportunity to apply this knowledge to the staged manufacturing process they have undertaken in MEC1000.

Restrictions on availability: EMPTY

Staff Contact: SMITH PATRICK J
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Problem solving, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam, Course work

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